Saturday, July 10, 2021

How to Install and Use VeraCrypt to Encrypt Drives on Ubuntu 18.04

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Today, we are going to learn about how to install and Use VeraCrypt to Encrypt Drives on Ubuntu 18.04. So what is VeraCrypt? VeraCrypt is an open-source software forked from TrueCrypt whose development and maintenance has since been discontinued. It is used for performing on-the-fly disk encryption (OTFE). On-the-fly encryption means that data is encrypted before it is written to...

How to Install and Setup Thunderbird Mail Client on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this guide, we are going to walk you through steps required to install and setup Thunderbird mail client on Ubuntu 18.04 system. Thunderbird is a free and opensource cross-platform email application that was developed by Mozilla Foundation. It can be used as a mail client, chat client, RSS and news client. Thunderbird is easy to set up and comes bundled...

How to Install and Use Nikto Web Scanner on Ubuntu 18.04

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Hello folks, today we are going to learn how to install and use Nikto web scanner on Ubuntu 18.04 server. Nikto is a Perl based open-source web vulnerability scanner that can unearth every other potential threat on your web server including but not limited to; Insecure files and programs Outdated servers and programs Server and software misconfigurations Default files and...

How to Install and Configure DVWA Lab on Ubuntu 18.04 server

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Hello there, today we are going to learn how to install and configure DVWA lab on Ubuntu 18.04 server. DVWA has been defined as a damn vulnerable PHP/MySQL based web application whose main goals are to aid security professionals to test their skills and tools in a legal environment, help web developers better understand the processes of securing web applications...

How to Install and Use NoMachine Remote Desktop Tool on Ubuntu 18.04

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Hello folks, today we are going to learn how to install NoMachine remote desktop tool on Ubuntu 18.04. NoMachine is a remote desktop tool just like VNC, TeamViewer. It is designed to work across several platforms such as Windows, Mac and Linux to give users access to the physical desktop of the remote computer. You can learn more about the...

How to Perform System Security Auditing with Lynis on Ubuntu 18.04

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Lynis is an open-source security tool that can perform an in-depth system security scan in order to evaluate the system's security profile. Due to its simplicity and flexibility, Lynis can be used to achieve the following; Automated Security auditing Compliance testing (e.g. PCI, HIPAA, SOx) Penetration testing Vulnerability detection System hardening Configuration and asset management Software patch management Intrusion...

How to Install RKHunter (RootKit Hunter) On Ubuntu 18.04

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RootKit Hunter is a Unix-based shell script that can scan the local system for rootkits, backdoors and possible local exploits. It does this by comparing the SHA-1 hashes of the local files with the known good hashes in an online database. It can also monitor the local system commands, startup files, network interfaces for any alteration as well as listening...

Setup Guacamole Remote Desktop Access Tool on Ubuntu 18.04

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Install Apache Guacamole on Ubuntu 21.04
Apache Guacamole is a clientless HTML5 web based remote desktop gateway that makes it easy to access remote servers and desktops through a web browser. It supports standard protocols like VNC, RDP, and SSH. In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to setup Guacamole web-based remote desktop access tool on Ubuntu 18.04 server and demonstrate how to access...

How to Protect Single User Mode with Password in Ubuntu 18.04

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to protect single user mode with password on Ubuntu 18.04 server such that whoever wants to access the system root filesystem through this runlevel/target has to supply the password first. Single user mode, also known as maintenance mode is a mode in which a multi-user computer OS  boots into a single...

How to Automate Virtual Machine Installation on VirtualBox

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Hello there, today we are going to learn how to automate virtual machine creation on VirtualBox. Many times, not once, not twice when you would want to create virtual machine on VirtualBox. So just imagine how tedious and time consuming it is to create a VM manually every time you need a virtual lab to play with. No, that...